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Review of El Meco Ruins

El Meco Ruins
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El Meco and Puerto Juarez Private Photography Tour
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Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access
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Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access
Reviewed 18 January 2018

Walking down the street we happened upon this archaeological site off the beaten path. For less than 3 USD each, we toured the ruins of a community built in 300 AD. There was no one else there. A hidden treasure.

3  Thank DOUG W
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"small site"
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"hotel district"
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"cancun centre"
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"cab driver"
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"great site"
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"archaeological site"
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"less than an hour"
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"main temple"
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"great morning"
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"isla mujeres"
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"clean restrooms"
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"mayan culture"
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

If You do not have time to visit Chitzen Itza and you staying in Cancun, take couple of hours and visit this small Maya site. Just out side of Cancun downtown. very well kept and cost only few pesos. You can have a bit feel old Maya culture.
Not much advertising for this place, We found it just drove by and desided to go and see.
Close to the ferry port to Isla Mujeres.

1  Thank Timo J
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Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

This four and a half hour trip was very interesting. We were taken by minibus and as there were only four of us we had ample opportunities to ask lots of questions. El Meco was such an interesting site and very well preserved, smaller than Tulum or Chichenitza, but as a good deal of the site was in the shade, it made viewing the ruins more comfortable. Our guide was really informative. We went to Market 28 and had ample time to pick up some reasonably priced souvenirs. Another stop was the Casa Lima Museum where we learned about the creation of the Cancun tourist industry, including photographs of the development, really interesting. We visited the Tequila museum, the hotel district and had a drive through Cancun centre.

1  Thank Rstirrigation
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

This is a must see very educational and amazing! We chose to use a rtour guide that you can hire at the gate. it was a good choice for us very interesting.

1  Thank chrislef2017
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

We've been to the larger more famous ruins. This one was only minutes from a hotel, only around $3 for entrance fee. The ruins were great and if you like iguanas you'll have a unique photo op.

Thank JanetGBPackerFan
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